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Chemistry - Research Chemistry, B.S.

Major Code: 7034 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Age Restriction: N Admission status: undergraduate 
Delivery Mode/s: classroom only Location/s: main campus

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - Research Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society. The research chemistry major prepares the graduate for the many diverse career opportunities available to the chemist in government, private industry and academia.

Research chemistry majors receive an ACS-certified degree by following this program plan. The research chemistry major is the best choice for those who wish to pursue an advanced degree after graduation and are interested in a career in chemical research. This program features a full year of undergraduate research during the senior year.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - Research Chemistry must complete the minimum course requirements as indicated. Deviation from the recommended program can be made only with the approval of the student’s advisor and the concurrence of the department head.

Because the subject matter in general chemistry forms a critically important foundation for all of the advanced chemistry courses, both CHM 1101  and CHM 1102  must be passed with grades of at least C before taking any other chemistry courses.

To enter the senior year of the research chemistry option, a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in all chemistry courses at the end of the fall semester of the junior year is required.

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total Credits Required: 128